Slovak psycho-thriller preps 2010 shoot

Slovak director Robert Sveda has signed on to direct Former People for Slovak Public Television's (STV) documentary series The Biggest Slovak Criminal Cases, produced by D.N.A. Production.
07-04-2009

New Slovak Audiovisual Coucil chosen

A ten member council governing the Audiovisual Fund of Slovakia has been appointed, with each member to serve a six-year term.
02-04-2009

Slovak co-production will open in Italy

The Case of the Unfaithful Klara, an Italian/Slovak production co-produced by Rudolf Biermann (Charlie's and In Film Praha), is set to premiere on March 27 in Italy.
24-03-2009

Intersonic nominated for Cartoon Movie award

Slovak distribution company Intersonic has been nominated for Best European Distributor by the European Association of Animation Films for its Cartoon Movie Tributes.
19-02-2009

Cooking History documentary heads to cinemas

Peter Kerekes´ new full-length documentary film Cooking History (Ako sa varia dejiny) has its Slovak premiere on February 18th.
15-02-2009

First HD Television planned for Slovakia

Czech Television Nova Sport aims to reach the the Slovak market with its new Nova Sport HD.
10-02-2009

Slovak films head to Berlin

Six Slovak films are representing Slovak film production at the European Film Market in Berlin, including three premieres.
03-02-2009

Slovakia's Soul at Peace aims for Berlinale

Soul at Peace (Pokoj v dusi) the second Slovak film of 2009, was released in Slovak cinemas on January 29.
29-01-2009

EU raids Slovak Telekom for anti-trust activities

The European Commission announced on January 22 that it had raided Slovak Telekom on suspicion of abuse of its leading market position.
22-01-2009

Mosquitos’ Tango premieres in Slovakia

Two Slovak film premieres in January and the Rotterdam screening of the critically praised debut Blind Loves (Slepe lasky) paint a promising start for Slovak film in 2009.
19-01-2009

Slovakia's Box Office National Hit: Bathory

Bathory is not only the box office national hit in Slovakia for 2008; it is the most successful movie in Slovak history, smashing the competition with over 1,465,226 euros (43…
18-12-2008

Markiza to launch new channel

Slovak commercial television station TV Markiza (www.markiza.sk) announced it will launch a new channel, TV Doma.
17-12-2008

Break-out director of 2008 – Juraj Lehotsky

Young Slovak director Juraj Lehotsky (age 33) drew international attention with his 77-minute debut Blind Loves, a documentary with fictional elements about love among the blind, whcih premiered on March…
17-12-2008

Slovak Actor in the Spotlight – Lubos Kostelny

Slovak actor Lubos Kostelny (born 1981) was well known to theatre going audiences in Slovakia, but in 2008 Kostelny became a Slovak film star as well.
16-12-2008

New fund, new support, new films for Slovakia

The Slovak Film Institute unveiled 48 new Slovak films and co-productions at a presentation of upcoming feature, documentary and animated films held during the 10th Bratislava International Film Festival (www.iffbratislava.sk).
08-12-2008

Bratislava film festival announces awards

Mid-August Lunch directed by Gianni Di Gregorio (Italy) won the Grand Prix at the 10th Bratislava IFF 2008, which ended on December 5.
07-12-2008

New Slovak film law

The draft of the new Slovak special law on audiovisual funds, which was passed in parliament on November 5, is awaiting the president's signature in order to take effect on…
30-11-2008

New Cinemax in Slovakia

Cinemax (www.cine-max.sk), the exhibitor of the multi-cinema chain Cinemax, opened a 7-screen multiplex in the Slovak city Kosice on November 29.
30-11-2008

SPI takes third spot on Slovak market

Independent film distributor SPI has moved into a solid third place slot in the Slovak market, the company announced.
19-11-2008

New Slovak film Small Celebrations in Sevilla

The Slovak feature film Small Celebrations (Male oslavy, www.maleoslavy.sk) premiered in Slovakia premiere on November 13, after premiering in the Eurimages competition in Sevilla earlier this week.
13-11-2008